Bangkok Bands at Jai Thep: Roman Anton Rock the Main Stage

Write your material, practice and play out. That’s how you get to Jai Thep. If you saw Tiny Giant and The Low Down this year, you would know what I am talking about. BKK OX went on a journey to the Jai Thep festival, Chiang Mai and hung out with Bangkok rock band Roman Anton…

Bangkok Live Music: Phum’s Kick Kick Comeback

KickKick is my self, my truth. I do this because I love to do it. I have a lot of things I want to talk about in my writing and my music. I hope everyone can relate. Phummiphat Tamkoksoong Phummiphat Tamkoksoong is making his comeback to the Bangkok music scene, with his solo project, Kick…

Bangkok Live Music: The Return Of Speakerbox and Eddie Mellor

Bangkok breathed a sigh of relief when Speakerbox returned, this time at Liberty Plaza on Thong Lo road. They occupy the space which was Nothing But The Blues bar – as one chapter came to a close, and another exciting new chapter began. Speakerbox Co-Founder Eddie Mellor is back in Bangkok after a year away,…

Bangkok Bands: The Pumpkin Thieves

The Pumpkin Thieves are here! A colourful new Pop/Rock band has emerged out of Bangkok’s Live Music scene, featuring an all- star cast of singers, composers, heart-throbs and musical maestros. They are (left to right): Mark (drums), Angel (guitar/vocals), Kaiah (electric guitar/vocals), Mako (bass, vocals) and Fox (piano/vocals). Here’s their debut single, a video directed…

Bangkok Live Music: Healing Sundays At Studio Lam

BKK OX spoke to Tommy Hanson about Studio Lam’s new, weekly Sunday night event, which gives Bangkok revelers a place to unwind, relax, and enjoy the musical creations of some of the city’s great musicians. Music is a great healer, whether we’re licking our wounds from a few too many late nights, or perhaps life…

Insider’s Guide To Thailand’s Top Festivals: Kolour In The Park

Buckle-up, Kolour In The Park festival is set to return on March 7th 2020, FOUR TIMES BIGGER… It all began in Bangkok, upon a shimmering sunset in 2011. Coran Maloney and Vina Charay threw a party which had 250 revelers dancing as the sun descended upon the Chao Praya River. This gathering of like-minded souls…

Insider’s Guide to Thailand’s Top Festivals: Jai Thep

As Jai Thep festival enters its fifth year, BKK OX delves a little deeper to find out why we should make the voyage to Chiang Mai and buy a ticket for this three-day extravaganza on January 31st – February 2nd, 2020. Jai Thep festival began as a one-day party created by a group of friends…